San Francisco holds a 15-3 advantage in its all-time regular-season series with Tampa Bay, with the losses coming in the 1980, 1997, and 2004 seasons. The Niners were 21-19 home winners when the teams last met, back in Week 16 of the 2007 season, and also defeated the Buccaneers at Candlestick Park in 2005. Tampa Bay has lost eight straight games in San Francisco and is 1-11 lifetime in San Francisco, with its only victory there coming by a 24-23 count in 1980.
Tampa Bay did win the only postseason meeting between the clubs, a 31-6 home rout in a 2002 NFC Divisional Playoff.
Both Morris and Singletary will be facing one another, as well as their counterpart’s respective team, for the first time as head coaches.